Young girl struck, killed by vehicle in Ypsilanti Township

Posted at 2:05 PM, Jul 05, 2016
and last updated 2016-07-05 18:22:55-04

Ypsilanti police are investigating after a 2-year-old was hit and killed by a vehicle on Monday.

We're told the incident happened on Carol Ann Avenue around 6 p.m.

Police believe the girl walked out into the street and was struck by the driver. The family says they immediately took her to the hospital, where she was pronounced dead.

The 54-year-old driver of the vehicle was arrested and is currently being held in the Washtenaw County Jail.

The driver is suspected of being under the influence of alcohol or drugs at the time of the incident, according to police.